Modern Jeeper - Sharing Our Passion
W.E. ROCK GRAND NATIONALS
WORLD EXTREME ROCK CRAWLING CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES Special thanks to Mike Boyle for the featured photo. W.E. Rock Grand Nationals hit Farmington, NM September 8-9,2018 with rock crawling extreme fun and excitement. Chokecherry Canyon in Farmington is known to many rock crawlers as a gnarly place to put tires to... Read more
Ultra4 adds $125,000 Desert Truck Race to KOH Week
Top Drivers to Compete for Biggest Prize Purse in History of Sport A new desert race is coming to the 2019 King of The Hammers (KOH) Week lineup. The Toyo Tires Desert Invitational Presented by Monster Energy will feature 30 elite off-road desert racers in an invitation-only, traditional open-desert,... Read more
King of the Hammers Purse Jumps to $100K [edit: $125K]
Editor’s Note:  Following the announcement of the $125,000 purse for the Trophy Truck class, King of the Hammers founder Dave Cole announced he would raise the purse for the 4400 class to match the $125,000 acknowledging that the 4400 class is truly the leader in off road racing and... Read more
The Metalcloak Stampede – Got Jeeps?
When it comes to Ultra4 Racing – just about anything goes… especially with the 4400 Unlimited Class. But, as you move down the classes, the race rigs begin to look more and more like familiar off road brands. Especially when you get to the Stock and Stock Mod classes... Read more
Former Kings Battle for the KOH Crown [Photos][Video]
February 10, 2018 (Hammertown, CA) – For the second time in his off-road career, Jason Scherer climbed high on the podium at the 2018 Nitto King of the Hammers Powered by OPTIMA Batteries in Johnson Valley, California. Scherer claimed his first crown in 2009 and is now one of five drivers... Read more
Dan Fresh Conquers the 2018 Smittybilt Every Man Challenge [Photos]
February 9, 2018 2018 Smittybilt Every Man Challenge Race Story Podium represents all three classes – Rubicon Express Modified, G2 Legends, and Pro Comp Stock.   Six hours and 136 miles after he left the startline in Hammertown, former desert racing champion Dan Fresh and co-driver Mike Kim claimed... Read more
The 50th SCORE Baja 1000
Have you ever wanted to see the inside of a Trophy Truck? How about wondering what “Contingency” is all about at a big race? This year we were part of Jessi Comb’s pursuit of being the first woman to drive the entire race, all 1100 plus miles, herself. Yes,... Read more
Rock Crawling Gets Full Throttled!
Have you ever had an idea, put it into play, and then found yourself fully engulfed in your own dream? John Goodby took an idea and, within just a few years, turned it into a lifestyle! Goodby produces a one day, short-course off road race, which includes a variety... Read more
Modern Jeeper Profile: Jason Scherer – A King & his Team
UPDATE: On February 9, 2018, Jason Scherer won the 2018 King of the Hammers joining an elite list of two & three-time Kings that includes Randy Slawson (2), Loren Healy (2), Eric Miller (3) and Shannon Campbell (3).  Professional race car driver, 2009 King of the Hammers, Ultra4’s 2016... Read more
2017 Metalcloak Stampede… It’s Anyone’s Game
Located at the Prairie City SVRA in Northern CA on June 9th & 10th, Ultra4 Racing held their 2017 Metalcloak Stampede as a part of their West Coast race series. This short course offered two miles of dirt, altered with obstacles to evade an array of tubed chassis and... Read more